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archivist , historian

Donald James Ivey, American historian, archivist. Recipient Employee Suggestion award, Pinellas County, 1997, Board County Commissioners award, 2000, Employee Recognition award, 2002, Special Research and Exhibiting award, Pinellas County African American History Museum, 2002.


Ivey, Donald James was born on November 5, 1961 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of James Burnett and Evelyn (Rogers) Ivey.


Student, University Florida, Gainesville, 1979—1980. Bachelor cum laude, University Central Florida, Orlando, 1983. Master of Public Administration, University Central Florida, Orlando, 1987.


Curator Lake Wales Museum and Cultural Center, Florida, 1987—1989, Cartoon Museum, Orlando, 1989—1994. Curator collections Heritage Village-Pinellas County History Museum, Largo, 1994—2003. Manager archives and records City El Paso, Texas, 2003—2005.

Manager Center History Family Medicine American Academy Family Physicians Foundation, Leawood, Kansas, since 2005. Instructor Pinellas County Genealogical Society, Largo, Florida, 1996. Chairman exhibits subcommittee Florida African American Heritage Celebration Pinewood Cultural Center, Largo, 2001—2003.

Advisory bd.mus. professional studies program University South Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2001—2002. Advisory board public programs and exhibits St. Petersburg Museum History, Florida, 2002—2003. Member Border Regional Archives Group City of El Paso, 2003—2005.



Member library planning committee Florida Botanical Gardens Pinellas County Extension Service, 1998—2003. Board trustees Greater Largo Library. Foundation, Florida, 2001—2002.

Member of Medical Museum Association, Kansas City Area Archivists, Archivists and Librarians History Health Sciences, American Association State and Local History, Pinellas Museum Association (director 2002-2003, vice president 2002-2003, co-founder), University Central Florida Alumni Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Upsilon.


  • Other Interests

    History, writing.


Married Mylene Espineda Chiong, February 24, 1992. 1 child John.

James Burnett Ivey

Evelyn (Rogers) Ivey

Mylene Espineda Chiong

John Ivey